Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Would His Countless Confucian Cousins Concur?

93-year-old Confucius descendant Kong Demao approves of actor Chow Yun-fat's portrayal of the ancient philosopher.

The wheelchair-bound Kong, a 77th-generation descendant of the great man, recently visited the set of Confucius and greeted Chow thus: "Here comes Confucius!" A flattered Chow replied immediately: "I am only Chow Yun-fat." [Link]
The roughly five gazillion other living descendants of Confucius could not be reached for comment.

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